Love Story: You Belong with Me tries to be like Princess Maker

Some games create a genre. Princess Maker is one of those games. It helped found the niche simulation where a player is in charge of raising an orphan as their own. Their future depends on the decisions you make for them. Many games try to offer a similar experience, and one of them is Love Story: You Belong with Me. While this mobile game doesn’t exactly nail it, it tries so hard.

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Understanding Ojipockle

Sometimes, Japanese developers make weird games. It’s why we see titles like Hatoful Boyfriend, Mister Mosquito or Katamari Damacy. That sort of creativity is appreciated, because we’d never get to date pigeons, be one with a mosquito or make celestial bodies out of junk otherwise. This sort of creativity has resulted in a number of trends that may otherwise be difficult to understand, like Finding Ojipockle, which is known in Japan as Mitsukete! Ojipokkuru.

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Japan is to blame for all the weird alpaca games

I realize all of these games starring odd alpaca doing weird things isn’t totally Japan’s fault, but Japanese developers did start this trend. Let’s go ahead and direct our cross glares there. If it weren’t for Cocosola paving the way with things like Alpaca Evolution and Alpaca Evolution Begins, we’d certainly be in a better place. These things did happen, though, and now we have to deal with additional oddities as a result.

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Let’s poke at a virtual boyfriend in Bedtime Sweetheart -Shall We Sleep?-

There are a lot of weird otome games for smartphones. It’s crazy. There are apps like Gorilla Boyfriend and Burn Your Fat For Me!! For Girls. Most surprising is a whole line of games that involve sleeping alongside a virtual guy. Naturally, we’re going to investigate with further with one of these apps, called Bedtime Sweetheart -Shall We Sleep?-.

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